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1970: 10,000 Pamphlets Distributed in One Day

The following article originally appeared in the November 10, 1970 issue of the Lake Union Herald. A beautiful Wisconsin morning, September 22, encouraged 200 students from Wisconsin Academy to participate in the annual Ingathering field day. Students, teachers, and pastors used 40 cars to fan out over a 50-mile radius from the campus, and [...]

Seniors Grow Closer During Camp Out

When the Senior Class of 2021 left campus last Friday for their traditional Senior Experience camp out, they had little idea of how much would go wrong and how much would go right over the weekend. “It was a Murphy’s Law trip,” said one senior upon return, only to be interrupted by another senior [...]

Helping the Haskells Prepare for Winter

When Jason Haskell injured his ankle this fall, it meant a halt to his plans to prepare his farm for winter. A pile of logs stood next to his driveway, in no condition to be used in the woodstove to heat the house. The greenhouse frame sat unfinished. Brush and small bushes were encroaching [...]

A Weekend at Camp Sagola

With the Seniors gone on their traditional Senior Experience, the remainder of the school headed north to spend the weekend at Camp Sagola, near Crystal Falls in Michigan's upper peninsula. After moving into our cabins and enjoying a warm supper in the lodge, we gathered to welcome the Sabbath with singing and vespers. Pastor [...]

Laying Cement Block with Industrial Arts Class

Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by the Industrial Arts class to see what they were up to. I found them with their instructor, Mr. Doug Show, near the maintenance building. With only two students in the class, it is quite informal. Mr. Show was teaching them to lay concrete block. A section of the old [...]

1960: “WA Farm Has a Good Summer”

The following article originally appeared in the November 8, 1960 issue of the Lake Union Herald. In spite of the wet spring experienced here, the crops have turned out very well. The lovely long fall has assured good ripe corn. The hay crop was excellent, with three good cuttings yielding 20,000 bales, 3,000 of [...]

CERT Training Begins

This evening, the students and faculty completed the first two hours of a twenty-hour FEMA CERT training led by Jim Ingersoll. FEMA's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares high school and college students to safely and effectively aid survivors of a disaster. Tonight we registered for the program and received colored wrist bands, [...]